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Old 04-05-2011, 05:02 PM
Emilio Pozuelo Monfort
Default dh-make: don't install .la files in -dev library packages

Package: dh-make
Severity: wishlist


On 03/04/11 14:57, Mathieu Parent wrote:
> dh-make 0.58 install .la files by default
> (/usr/share/debhelper/dh_make/debianl/package-dev.install contains
> "usr/lib/*.la")
> Should we change this also?

Since policy discourages shipping .la files, and there's a release goal for
that, please stop adding *.la files in libfoo-dev.install. It can be manually
added in the rare cases where it's really required.


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